Department of Transportation

Current Openings & Application Process

Thank you for your interest in the New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT).

In order to apply for a position, you must complete an Application for Employment, along with any additional required documents, and submit electronically by the closing date of the posting. Please be sure to read the sections on the posting labeled "To Apply" and "Important Notes" to find all details of the requirements. Failure to provide a complete application packet at the time of submission may result in your application not being considered.

  • You must submit a completed application electronically by following the application instructions. NJDOT will no longer accept paper applications or scanned copies of applications

  • You MUST have a valid email address in order to submit an application. If you do not have one, you may create one for free through various email clients.

  • By submitting an Application for Employment, you are stating that you meet the minimum requirements of the title(s)/position(s) as of the date of submission.

  • If the position requires you to submit proof of degree, you are required to submit a copy of your unofficial transcript or foreign degree evaluation at the time you submit your application. Transcript must indicate your degree has been awarded. Foreign degree evaluation must provide a course-by-course analysis. If you are anticipating graduation in May or December, you must make a note of the anticipated date of graduation on your resume or cover letter.

  • Fill out application and submit. Please fill out application thoroughly and in full and attach all necessary documentation at the time of submission.

  • You will recieve a confirmation via email from the web page indicating the successful submission of you application.

  • You will receive emails with updates as to your application status as the recruitment effort continues. If you are missing documents, you may receive emails asking you to resubmit your application.

  • NOTE: Engineering Trainee Transportation candidates MUST download and complete an Engineer Trainee Preference Form and submit with their required documents at: https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/employ/pdf/NJDOT2023PreferenceFormspring.pdf

    NOTE:Engineering Technician Apprentice candidates MUST download and complete an Engineer Technician Preference Form and submit with their required documents at: https://www.state.nj.us/transportation/about/employ/pdf/ETA_NJDOT2022PreferenceFormspring.pdf
Recuitment Process - General Information
  • NJDOT recruits for Highway Operations Technician Trainee (HOT Trainee, formally known as Maintenance Worker) only once a year in the spring during the month of January.

  • NJDOT is required to appoint from Civil Service Commission (CSC) employment lists for competitive titles, when available. Be advised, if selected for a competitive title, NJDOT will only be able to offer position as a provisional appointment pending CSC’s open competitive testing process.

  • If you have any question or have difficulty with the process, you may contact us at DOT.NJDOTJOBS@dot.nj.gov.

Employment Openings

Open to Public and Current State Employees
TitleDivisionPosting #LocationClosing DateApply
Highway Operations Technician Trainee Transportation Operations Systems & Support23-00006Statewide3/2/2023Apply
Analyst Trainee Transportation Operations Systems & Support23-00013Ewing2/8/2023Apply
Geographic Information Systems Specialist 2 Information Technology23-00015Ewing2/27/2023Apply
Communications Operator Trainee Transportation Operations Systems & Support23-00017Hamilton3/1/2023Apply
Landscape Designer Trainee CPM - Capital Program Support23-00018Ewing3/1/2023Apply
Analyst Trainee Capital Program Management23-00019Ewing2/22/2023Apply
Engineer Trainee, Transportation (Civil) Multiple23-00020Various3/1/2023Apply
Realty Specialist Trainee,Transportation Capital Program Management23-00021Mt Arlington3/3/2023Apply
Realty Specialist Trainee,Transportation Capital Program Management23-00022Ewing3/3/2023Apply

Open to Current State Employees Only
TitleDivisionPosting #LocationClosing Date
Supervisor Information Technology Help DeskInformation Technology23-00007Ewing2/15/2023
Software Development Specialist 2Information Technology23-00008Ewing2/15/2023
Senior Technician, Management Information SystemsInformation Technology23-00009Ewing2/20/2023
Management AssistantMultimodal Services23-00012Ewing2/10/2023
Administrative Assistant 2CPM23-00023Ewing2/17/2023
Training AssistantTOS & S23-00025Bordentown Training Center2/24/2023

Student Employment
TitleDivisionPosting #LocationClosing DateApply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Planner Planning, Multimodal, and Grants Administration22-00393Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES) - IT Analyst Capital Program Management22-00394Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Geotechnical Engineering Capital Program Management22-00395Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Geologist Capital Program Management22-00396Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Structural Evaluation Capital Program Management22-00397Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Structural Design Capital Program Management22-00398Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Analyst Internal Investigations Unit22-00399Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Engineer Planning, Multimodal, and Grants Administration22-00400Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Analyst Transportation Operations Systems and Support22-00401Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES) - Regional Area Coor. Asst. Government, Community & Constituent Relations22-00402Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES) - Analyst Government & Community Relations22-00403Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES) Government & Community Relations22-00404Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Civil Engineer Capital Program Management22-00405Ewing2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Engineering Capital Program Management22-00406Various2/17/2023Apply
Temporary Employee Services (TES)- Auditor/Accountant Accounting and External Audit23-00024Ewing3/17/2023Apply
Last updated date: January 31, 2023 3:49 PM